From a Birds Eye View by Cordae: “looking back on this journey”

From Grammy nominations to headlining concerts, the 24-year-old Maryland rapper Cordae has become a beacon of light for lyrically gifted rappers in the new wave of ‘Gen-Z rap’. As he nurtures the original rap style that he was brought up on, Cordae also manages to incorporate his own unique flow into his music that has solidified his skills ever since his emergence. With this new … Continue reading From a Birds Eye View by Cordae: “looking back on this journey”

Punk by Young Thug: “whole industry at his disposal”

In what has turned out to be a surprisingly quiet October for the rap industry, Young Thug has provided some much-needed relief with the release of his highly anticipated sophomore studio album.  The project titled ‘Punk’ comes towards the end of what’s already proved to be a successful year for the 30-year-old. With his label compilation ‘Slime Language 2’ selling over 113,000 units in its … Continue reading Punk by Young Thug: “whole industry at his disposal”

The next generation of rap

Rap has always been a genre of self-expression, allowing artists to freely speak their mind in a way that feels comfortable to them. Women have also been at the forefront of the genre, whether they be the subject of the song or the one performing, yet misogyny is still a major criticism of the genre. Sexually motivated lyrics prove controversial to listeners and can sometimes … Continue reading The next generation of rap

Live: Aminé at SWG3 On one of the last stops of his tour in support of his 2018 album OnePointFive, Aminé played in Scotland for the first time ever at SWG3 in Glasgow and brought his high energy rap with him. Since his breakout single Caroline was released in 2016, Aminé has began to make a name for himself working with rap powerhouses like Offset and also featuring … Continue reading Live: Aminé at SWG3